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Dr. Christopher T. Solomon

Aquatic Ecologist | PhD, 2008, University of Wisconsin

aquatic ecology, ecosystem ecology, fish and fisheries ecology, social-ecological system

Twitter: @CT_Solomon
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Dr. Solomon studies the ecology of lakes and other aquatic ecosystems, and of the fish and other organisms that live in them. He is broadly interested in how these systems function, and how we can manage and conserve them. His group emphasizes a collaborative team-based approach using whole-ecosystem experiments, observational studies across space and time, and statistical and simulation modeling.

Solomon, Christopher T., Colin J. Dassow, Carolyn Iwicki, O.P. Jensen, Stuart E. Jones, Greg G. Sass, Ashley Trudeau, Brett T. van Poorten, and Dane Whittaker. 2020. “Frontiers In Modelling Social–Ecological Dynamics Of Recreational Fisheries: A Review And Synthesis”. Fish And Fisheries 21 (5): 973-991. doi:10.1111/faf.12482.
Dassow, Colin J., Alexander J. Ross, Olaf P. Jensen, Greg G. Sass, Brett T. van Poorten, Christopher T. Solomon, and Stuart E. Jones. 2020. “Experimental Demonstration Of Catch Hyperstability From Habitat Aggregation, Not Effort Sorting, In A Recreational Fishery”. Canadian Journal Of Fisheries And Aquatic Sciences 77 (4). Canadian Science Publishing: 762-769. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2019-0245.
Fischhoff, Ilya R., Tao Huang, Stephen K. Hamilton, Barbara A. Han, Shannon L. LaDeau, Richard S. Ostfeld, Emma J. Rosi, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2020. “Parasite And Pathogen Effects On Ecosystem Processes: A Quantitative Review”. Ecosphere 11 (5). Wiley. doi:10.1002/ecs2.3057.
Ziegler, J.P., Colin J. Dassow, S. E. Jones, Alexander J. Ross, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2019. “Coarse Woody Habitat Does Not Predict Largemouth Bass Young Of Year Mortality During The Open-Water Season”. Canadian Journal Of Fisheries And Aquatic Sciences 76 (6): 998 - 1005. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2018-0050.
Zwart, Jacob A., Oleksandra Hararuk, Y.T. Prairie, S. E. Jones, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2019. “Improving Estimates And Forecasts Of Lake Carbon Dynamics Using Data Assimilation”. Limnology And Oceanography: Methods 17 (2): 97 - 111. doi:10.1002/lom3.10302.
Strayer, David L., David T. Fischer, Stephen K. Hamilton, Heather M. Malcom, Michael L. Pace, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2019. “Long‐Term Variability And Density Dependence In Hudson River Dreissena Populations”. Freshwater Biology 65 (3). Wiley: 474-489. doi:10.1111/fwb.13444.
Ziegler, Jacob P., Stuart E. Jones, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2019. “Local Stakeholders Understand Recreational Fisheries As Social-Ecological Systems But Do Not View Governance Systems As Influential For System Dynamics”. International Journal Of The Commons 13 (2). Ubiquity Press, Ltd.: 1035-1048. doi:10.5334/ijc.945.
Trottier, Gabrielle, Holly Embke, Katrine Turgeon, Christopher T. Solomon, Christian Nozais, and Irene Gregory-Eaves. 2019. “Macroinvertebrate Abundance Is Lower In Temperate Reservoirs With Higher Winter Drawdown”. Hydrobiologia 834 (1): 199-211. doi:10.1007/s10750-019-3922-y.
Hararuk, Oleksandra, Jacob A. Zwart, S. E. Jones, Y.T. Prairie, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2018. “Model-Data Fusion To Test Hypothesized Drivers Of Lake Carbon Cycling Reveals Importance Of Physical Controls”. Journal Of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. doi:10.1002/2017JG004084.
Elchyshyn, Leanne, Jean-Olivier Goyette, Émilie Saulnier-Talbot, R.J. Maranger, Christian Nozais, Christopher T. Solomon, and I. Gregory-Eaves. 2018. “Quantifying The Effects Of Hydrological Changes On Long-Term Water Quality Trends In Temperate Reservoirs: Insights From A Multi-Scale, Paleolimnological Study”. Journal Of Paleolimnology. doi:10.1007/s10933-018-0027-y.
Jones, S. E., Jacob A. Zwart, P.T. Kelly, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2018. “Hydrologic Setting Constrains Lake Heterotrophy And Terrestrial Carbon Fate”. Limnology And Oceanography Letters. doi:10.1002/lol2.10054.
Koizumi, Shuntaro, N. Craig, Jacob A. Zwart, P.T. Kelly, J.P. Ziegler, Brian C. Weidel, S. E. Jones, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2018. “Experimental Whole-Lake Dissolved Organic Carbon Increase Alters Fish Diet And Density But Not Growth Or Productivity”. Canadian Journal Of Fisheries And Aquatic Sciences. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2017-0283.
Kelly, P.T., Christopher T. Solomon, Jacob A. Zwart, and S. E. Jones. 2018. “A Framework For Understanding Variation In Pelagic Gross Primary Production Of Lake Ecosystems”. Ecosystems 62. doi:10.1007/s10021-018-0226-4.
Hanson, Zachary, Jacob A. Zwart, Joseph Vanderwall, Christopher T. Solomon, S. E. Jones, Alan F. Hamlet, and Diogo Bolster. 2018. “Integrated, Regional-Scale Hydrologic Modeling Of Inland Lakes”. Jawra Journal Of The American Water Resources Association 54 (6): 1302 - 1324. doi:10.1111/1752-1688.12688.
Strayer, David L., Christopher T. Solomon, Stuart E. G. Findlay, and Emma J. Rosi. 2018. “Long-Term Research Reveals Multiple Relationships Between The Abundance And Impacts Of A Non-Native Species”. Limnology And Oceanography 64 (S1): S105 - S117. doi:10.1002/lno.11029.
Solomon, Christopher T. 2017. “Dissolved Organic Matter Causes Genetic Damage In Lake Zooplankton Via Oxidative Stress”. Functional Ecology 31 (4): 806 - 807. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12807.
Ziegler, Jacob P., Irene Gregory-Eaves, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2017. “Refuge Increases Food Chain Length: Modeled Impacts Of Littoral Structure In Lake Food Webs”. Oikos 126 (9): 1347-1356. doi:10.1111/oik.03517.
Craig, Nicola, Stuart E. Jones, Brian C. Weidel, and Christopher T. Solomon. 2017. “Life History Constraints Explain Negative Relationship Between Fish Productivity And Dissolved Organic Carbon In Lakes”. Ecology And Evolution 7 (16): 6201-6209. doi:10.1002/ece3.3108.
Zwart, Jacob A., S.D. Sebestyen, Christopher T. Solomon, and S. E. Jones. 2017. “The Influence Of Hydrologic Residence Time On Lake Carbon Cycling Dynamics Following Extreme Precipitation Events”. Ecosystems 20 (5): 1000 - 1014. doi:10.1007/s10021-016-0088-6.
Vanni, Michael J., Peter B. McIntyre, Dennis Allen, Diane L. Arnott, Jonathan P. Benstead, David J. Berg, Åge Brabrand, et al. 2017. “A Global Database Of Nitrogen And Phosphorus Excretion Rates Of Aquatic Animals”. Ecology 98 (5): 1475-1475. doi:10.1002/ecy.1792.

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